Police recover counterfeit goods worth R5.6 mill, Hillbrow

South African Police Service

Police recover counterfeit goods worth R5.6 mill, Hillbrow. Photo: SAPS
Police recover counterfeit goods worth R5.6 mill, Hillbrow. Photo: SAPS

Early this morning on 6 December 2018, police conducted a raid in Hillbrow and other areas of the Cluster and and recovered counterfeit goods that worth R5.6 million. Police also recovered two unlicensed firearms, ammunitions and arrested one hundred suspects for serious and violent crimes. These recoveries will effectively solve several crimes in this Province.

The raid was part of the continuing operation “Buya Mthetho” involving all law enforcement agencies in Gauteng to deal with violent crimes, traffic violations and municipal by laws. More than 200 police members were part of the operation which raided the hotspot, shebeen and conducted road blocks.

The arrested suspects are due to appear at Magistrate’s Court in Hillbrow.

The raids are continuing in other areas of the Province and police are also appealing to the members of the public to report suspicious vehicles and people. Crime Stop at 08600 10111 may be contacted at all times with information.

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